The CONCACAF qualification stage for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa consisted of 35 national teams competing for the three berths given automatically to CONCACAF by FIFA. The United States, Mexico and Honduras qualified. The fourth -place finisher, Costa Rica, played a two-game playoff with the The top 3 teams from the Fourth Round group of 6 (held from February to.
The AFC Fourth Round of 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification was decided by a random draw conducted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 27 June The round.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) section of the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification saw On 13 August 2010 the AFC announced a format for the qualifiers that was Teams ranked 1–5 (the teams that competed in the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals . The top two teams from each group advanced to the fourth round.